Dallas, Texas – September 26, 2023 – Sky Island Capital (“Sky Island”), a Dallas-based lower middle market private equity firm, is excited to announce the promotion of Cyrus Hamid-Khani to Senior Associate and the additions of Jared Glass and Carson Pate to the team as Associates. Cyrus spent the past two years as an Associate and has been an integral part of Sky Island’s growing team. Jared joins Sky Island as an Associate after spending the past two years in investment banking with Fidus Partners covering industrials, building products, and business services. Carson joins Sky Island as an Associate after spending the past two years in corporate development for AccentCare, an Advent International portfolio company, and the two years before that in investment banking with Deloitte Corporate Finance covering a variety of industries.
“We are thrilled to promote Cyrus to Senior Associate. Cyrus has been a critical member of our team over the past two years and is more than ready to take the next step at Sky Island,” remarked Will Dobbs, a Partner of Sky Island. “We are also excited to welcome Jared and Carson, who bring great experience and energy to our growing team. Both are welcome additions to our investment team as well as resources for our growing roster of portfolio companies.”
Sky Island has built a team of ten professionals in its Dallas office.
About Sky Island Capital
Sky Island Capital (www.skyislandcap.com) is a lower middle market private equity firm based in Dallas, Texas that makes control investments in strategically viable North American manufacturing companies that exhibit transformational upside potential. Sky Island focuses on situations where it can draw upon its deep operational experience to support senior management in driving significant value creation through operational and strategic partnership, including add-on acquisitions. Sky Island is comfortable with and has a history of executing transactions with complex dynamics, including family-owned businesses, management buyouts, corporate carve-outs, public to privates, lender-controlled businesses, and other special situations.